Monday, March 21, 2011

Artists Helping Japan

'All My Eggs In One Basket'  6x6 watercolor on paper All proceeds going to the Japanese Red Cross BID HERE
Hi Everyone,

This week I'm participating in an on-line art auction where all proceeds will be donated to help the crisis in Japan.  My heart has been heavy hearing about such devastation, I can't imagine going through something so terrible.  When I heard about Daily Paintworks auction I jumped at the chance to donate a painting for the cause.  There are close to 200 paintings right now.  It is a win win for everyone, the buyer gets a piece of original art and the proceeds are donated to such an important cause.  So visit the site and bid on your favorite painting:)

I also want to give everyone a huge THANK YOU for helping me make my decision on which paintings to enter into Randy Higbee's 6x6 exhibit.  I was really surprised at the results and it actually swayed my decision from what I originally thought I would enter.  So wish me luck!  Oh, and I entered A, B, E and F. 
1st Place 'Venetian Canal'
Also this past Sunday my painting 'Venetian Canal' placed 1st in the Louisiana Watercolor Society's Capital Waters State Archives Exhibition.  I am humbled and so grateful.  Just when I'm having some doubts something like this happens and renews my motivation and determination.  Check out their site, my painting rests on the LWS home page until the next competition!

I also want to give a big Thank You to my in-laws Debbie and Steve Waller and Amy Palmer (aunt).  They schlep my art all over Louisiana to get my paintings into exhibitions and they attend receptions in my place. It's terrific to have such support:) 

Carrie

7 comments:

  1. Congratulations on your win. The painting is just beautiful and I am not surprised that it won. You are so lucky to have such a wonderful and supportive family. Hope your donated painting brings a lot..to help those in Japan. Have a great day! :-)

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  2. Wow, that's fantastic news!! Congratulations! And what a great idea for the Japan crisis. I will pop along now :0)

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  3. Très belle contribution...
    gros bisous

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  4. Wonderful work and Congratulations on your win.
    Well deserved and a great cause.

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  5. Congrats Carrie a beautiful piece!

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  6. Amazing news and so well deserved, congratulations!! The winning painting is breathtaking! And the support of your family is invaluable. A lovely post.

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  7. Congratulations!!! I love that painting of Venice. Great idea for a fundraiser. I'll have to go check it out.

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